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security agency is answering requestiesies about reports is t is sty -- it is spying on everything from the united nations to google. >> reporter: when roman catholic cardinals were gathering to elect a new pope in march, a magazine says the u.s. had a pipeline into the vatican. they recorded vatican phone calls and could have eavesdropped on phone calls for those who elected pope francis. >>> also, wednesday, the united nation sis it received similar assure ans that its communication networks are not and will not be monitored by intelligence. but it was not clear whether they were monitored in the past. but it's not just international bodies and city states that are alleged targets. the washington post said they connected google and ya hoo office -- ya hoo offices worldwide. the nsa denied the tactic, saying it gets data from such companies only through court orders. of course, all of this comes after german chancellor, angela merkel learned the u.s. had been monitoring her cell phone for years am now france and spain want to know if their phone calls were cap -- tapped, too. >> china
and a new plan to kill them. ♪ so barack obama ordered a review of national security agency intelligence operations saying more constraints are needed. the u.s. spying program has come under fierce criticism overall gagss of nsa had been monitoring millions of citizens and heads of state around the world and we have more. >> reporter: the u.s. government practice of listening in on the phone calls of leaders of allied countries could be about to end. in an interview president barack obama says that national security operations generally have one purpose, to make sure the american people are safe. but i'm initiating now a review to make sure that what they are able to do doesn't necessarily mean it's what they should be doing. this is prompted by reports in germany that president obama was briefed on the surveillance of angela merkel's phone in 2010. anonymous officials say that is not true and that a white house review only discovered the surveillance of world leaders in the summer and say the bugging of merkel's phone and soon after. a delegation from the european parliament that is vi
as broad. the wall street journal reports the national security agency ended a program that spied on as many as 35 world leaders after the white house ordered an internal review over the summer. senior officials say several programs have already been shutdown and others are expected to be closed at a later date. the report also states president obama spent nearly five years in office in the dark, unaware of the nsa's practices overseas. officials say the targets of these programs are not typically decided by the president but by the agency. yesterday congressman peter king defended the nsa's programs saying they should be viewed as a positive thing for everyone involved. >> the president should stop apologizing and stop being defensive. the reality is the nsa saved thousands of lives. not just the united states but also in france and germany and throughout europe. we're not doing it for the fun of it. this is to gather valuable intelligence which helps not just us but the europeans. >> with the government shutdown behind us and the fight of obama care still going the republican pa
. sandusky was convicted last year of 45 counts of sexual abuse. >>> national security agency spying practices is not letting up tonight. the u.s. ambassador to spain was summoned to the foreign ministry in madrid, to answer new eavesdropping allegations. danielle nottingham has more from washington. >> reporter: a delegation of european diplomats arrived on capitol hill, hoping to limit u.s. spying on their leaders. >> i think we have to make a clear distinction between fighting together terrorism, but not spying on friends. >> reporter: former national security agency contractor edward snowden leaked documents revealing the u.s. tapped german chancellor awningle -- angella merkel's cell phone. president obama steered clear of the controversy, as he helped swear in his new fbi director. but the white house is saying, u.s. intelligence gather suggest under review. >> the president clearly feels strongly about making sure that we are not just collecting information because we can, but because we should. >> reporter: besides being embarrassing, spying on allies could have economic cons
the disk space the monstrosity that the death of jimmy stewart's community. united states national security agency is taps directly into the kitchen wing seems like it will be up to the store emails and use information of what the program code named muscular had easy access to the appointed agent e mail yet. hughes is due to that system to lack of oversight at the end it's the activities undertaken at the seats. i don't like. this is tapping into anyone's private finance. it's quite different. to listen to the cbd. monster that was conducted jointly with britain's gc excuse to be in that spirit of the progress reports the ems hundred and eighteen one million records in one week since the two day operation and in the espionage experts say is based on secret and state documents least one bullet to try to attend whistleblower it would snow again. i the refuse. and more. and. cz the topic thus the eye the love. but don't. it is i love. the moment. at. merit essential intelligence agency may be well known around the world. however its activities on knots. so when in two thousand and seven it was
that the national security agency monitored telephone calls before and during the conclave where pope francis was chosen. published claims the nsa monitored telephone calls to and from the residence in rome where the future pope stayed. cardinals chose him as pope back in march. the magazine says the nsa also monitored the telephone calls of many bishops and cardinals in the lead up to the conclave. >>> still waiting to learn if he set the new world record with a giant wave he caught off the coast of portugal. the size of the wave is estimated to be 100 feet. still needs to be verified. but a respected name in the surfing world says it doesn't matter how big the wave was because he did not finish the ride. he wiped out. >> in the school i grew up in, unless you complete the ride, it's really a nonfactor. as every big wave rider knows, it's all about finishing the ride. >> the world record for surfing the biggest wave was judged to be 78 feet high. >>> the charl schuab championship tees off today. last stop on the pga champion's tour. getting underway this morning at harding park. this was at
. there are new revelations again about spying by the national security agency, aljazeera has exclusively obtained secret n.s.a. documents that show how the agency used the september 11 terrorist attacks to defend its surveillance policies. it is a 26 page playbook that is full of talking points for official use. some of the references to september 11 include. >> that language was mimicked by the head of the n.s.a. testifying before congress earlier this week. >> there has not been a mass casualty here in the u.s. since 2001. that's not by luck. they didn't stop hating us. they didn't say that they were going to just forgive this. they continued to try. >> also this morning, the washington post now reporting that the n.s.a. broke into the servers of google and yahoo overseas. during an interview wednesday, the n.s.a. directorial exsander denying that his agency has access to those servers. >> i can tell you factually, we do not have access to google servers, yahoo servers. we go through a court order. we issue that to them through the f.b.i. >> google executives expressing outrage saying they have
the national security agency and spying on foreign allied leaders has been embarrassing for the obama administration at a time when it hardly needs more bad news. is it more than an embarrassment? should it raise alarms abroad and at home? at first glance this is a story that is less about ethics and more about power. the great power gap between the united states and other countries, even rich european ones. the most illuminating response came from the former foreign minister of france. he said in a radio interview, let's be honest. we eavesdrop, too. everyone is listening to everyone else. he went on to add, "we don't have the same means as the united states which makes us jealous." america spends tens of billions of dollars on intelligence collection. it's hard to get data to make good comparisons but it is safe to assume that washington's intelligence budget dwarfs that of other countries just as it does with defense spending. it is particularly strange that this rift should develop between the united states and its closest allies in europe. it was predictable and in fact in a sens
magazine claims that the national security agency intercepted phone calls as cardinals gathered in march to elect the new pope. church leaders said they are not concerned about the reports. >>> the nsa chief is denying allegations from edward snowden that the agency tapped into google and yahoo! data centers. >>> and breaking news right now, from the middle east, u.n. inspectors have just reported that syria has now destroyed all of its chemical weapon production equipment. that's one day ahead of the deadline. but the country still has roughly 1,000 tons of chemical weapons, including mustard gas and sarin. it has until the middle of next year to destroy those weapons. >>> and troubling statements about the economy. the federal reserve is keeping its economic stimulus program in place for now. that means, printing more money to keep interest rates low. because it says the housing recovery is now starting to slow down, jobs are still not being created quickly enough. however, the fed is not saying just how long the stimulus will last. that uncertainty could hurt stocks on wall street tod
the national security agency has done what many people thought could not be done. the nsa has cracked the powerful encryption which protects bank transfers and medical records and trade secrets as they travel through cyberspace. "the new york times" says the nsa treats its recent successes in deciphering protected information as among its most closely guarded secrets which is why then nsa won't talk to us about kriping to ra if i but martin has been arguing with and working with the nsa since 1975. thank you for being with us this morning. let me ask, and i understand you have no special way of peeking inside the nsa. these encryption standards, i always heard it would take 100 computers 100 years to break the sort of encryption standards we use today. am i wrong? >> it's complicated. the basic standard known as the advanced encryption standard, it would take millions of computers millions of years to break, but it's how you implement it. it's like if you have a resettable combination lock with let's say four digits and you set it to one, two, three, four, that will be real easy to s
about national security agencies spying. the chief of the nsa and director of national intelligence testified before congress put forward tuesday which stopped the nsa widespread surveillance of phone records. >> i want to apologize to you that the website has not worked as well as it should. >> an apology from marilyn tavanner about the problems of the affordable care act website. testifying before a sharply critical house committee. it has been one year since rr
reports surfaced the u.s. tapped personal cell phone of the germ man chancellor, national security council claims they have agreed to intensify cooperation between their country's intelligence services yet there is still intense skepticism. >> trust issues remain. >> reporter: abc news news learned intel agencies listened in on allies >> we do not spy on anyone except for valid u.s. foreign purposes. >> reporter: claiming it's for security purposes a rationale some european officials feel can only go so far. >> we must find a balance between security and privacy. >> of course, it's being questioned here at home as well. republicans and democrats calling for a congressional review of the nsa practices. marcy gonzales, abc news, new york. >> house and senate negotiators began crafting a compromise foreign bill that would include cuts to the food stamp programs. on friday, a family of four receiving food stamps will receive $36 less per month. food stamps now cost $80 combrinl a year. house farm bill cutting food stamps and change eligibility and work requirements the senate bill cutting a
on friends. >> reporter: former national security agency contractor, edward snowden, leaked documents, revealing that the u.s. tapped german chancellor angla merkel's private cell phone. president obama steered clear of the controversy, as he helped swear in his new fbi director. but the white house is saying u.s. intelligence gathering is under review. >> the president clearly feels strongly about making sure that we are not just collecting information because we can but because we should. >> reporter: besides being embarrassing, spying on allies could have economic consequences, as washington works to negotiate a major trade deal with the european union. >> reporter: former state department analyst james louis said the u.s. won't stop the program because in a post-9/11 world, the information is too valuable. >> this makes us safer. less surveillance means more successful attacks. >> reporter: the white house hopes to complete its surveillance review by the end. year. danielle nottingham, wjz eyewitness news. >> some u.s. lawmakers are defending spying practices. they argued places l
more disclosures linked to the national security agency. newshour correspondent kwame holman begins our coverage. >> in madrid the u.s. ambassador to spain james crossoes ignored shouted questions about how his meeting at the foreign ministry went. he had been summoned after the newspaper el mundo reported the nsa tracked more than 60 million phone calls in spain just from december 2012 to january 2013. meanwhile in washington members of the european parliament met with the house intelligence committee on u.s. surveillance. >> it's just about trust. for the european union to restore this trust to make sense of why the nsa surveillance was necessary, why it's so disproportionate. >> there have already been revelations that the nsa collected the phone call gait of french and german citizens and of ger pan chancellor angela merkel. over the weekend the german newspaper said merkel's phone was monitored as early as 2002. and another german paper said president obama was briefed about the effort in 2010, much earlier than previously reported. the nsa denied mr. obama was briefed that far bac
security agency is under fire because of revelations by former nsa analyst, edwin snowden. s scongressman james sense en brenner is expected to propose a new law, the freedom act, which would stop dragnet collection of phone calls of american citizens, place stronger restrictions on who is targeted and .a special advocate to the super secret fisa courts to protect privacy rights but director of national intelligence james clapper and general keith alexander told the schmidt the content of phone calls remain secret in a virtual lockbox unless there is a link to possible terrorism and that, they say, is rare. >> there wiat would only be loo when we had reasonable and articulable suspicious that we had connection to a foreign al-qaeda or related terrorist group and look into that box. in 2012, we had 88 such selectors that we could go and look into that. >> that's it. of the billions of records, only 28 yeah. >> at the committee hearing, there was relatively little discussion about allegations the u.s. had spied on america's allies but at the whitehouse, it was still a hot topic. press secre
that they spied on cardinals. the national security agency listened to calls in and out of the vatican. this comes as spain's prime minister joins a growing list of those who are agery. >>> police are asking for your help in finding a man who stole a package and assaulted a teen. it happened in edgewater. police say a 15-year-old male observed a suspect stealing a fedex package from the front steps of his own home. the teen chased the suspect and pulled out a knife and attempted to cut the teen. then the suspect fled the scene. anyone with information is urged to contact police. >>> overcrowding overall. and they roll out an aggressive plan to relieve overcrowding. it comes with air conditioners. an upgrade they protested for. >> reporter: enough elbow room to learn. there is no overcrowding here. but the mag net school doesn't have air conditions. and parents say the warmer months are brutal. >> it's very muggy, makes them feel sluggish. >> reporter: the school is on a long list of those californiaed to receive funding. the school voteed on a plan to move some to other sites and build additions t
, this is your fox news minute. the "washington post" reports the national security agency has secretly broken its communication that connects yahoo and google around the world. that is according to documents obtained from edward snowden. interviews with officials. the post reports those links allow them to collect information from hundreds of millions of user accounts at will. election by new york police commissioner ray kelly was canceled yesterday after he was shouted down the demonstrators at brown university. protesting the stop and frisk policy. a federal judge has ruled the policy violated the civil rights of minorities and the city is appealing the decision. and the st. louis cardinals finally got back to boston for tonight's game six of the world series. mechanical problem cap the team's flight on the ground for seven hours. trying to keep the red sox from winning it all. the first pitch 8:07 eastern time on fox. now get you back to nicole and adam. adam: thank you very much. melissa meyer, doing a zuckerberg. supposedly buying up her neighborhood starting with a funeral home. a histo
.s. is revealing national security agency surveillance procedures to strike the right balance between security and privacy. his comments came at a news conference this afternoon. quick question on surveillance issues. significanten coverage overseas about u.s. surveillance practices. 80% ofderstand it, about the work that the nsa does is actually outside the u.s. and basically, an government -- not governed by statute. at whether those guidelines provide any protection for foreign nationals or whether there is sufficient protection? that any assurances can be given from this government? >> as the president has indicated, and he is totally right, we are in the process of conducting a review of the surveillance activities. to make sure that we are striking an appropriate balance between keeping the american people safe and our allies safe, and also guarding the civil liberties and privacy of those same people, who are in conversations with our partners in europe and other partners around the world to make sure that we strike the appropriate balance. there are some fundamental questions we have t
security agency contractor edward snowden released documents that revealed that the u.s. had tapped german canc lor angela merkel's cell phone. president obama steered clear of the controversy, as he helped swear in his new fbi director. but the white house is saying u.s. intelligence gathering is under review. >> the president clearly feels strongly about making sure that we are not just collecting information because we can but because we should. >> reporter: besides being embarrassing, spying on allies could have economic consequences, as washington works to negotiate a major trade deal with the european union. >> reporter: former state department analyst, james louis says the u.s. won't stop the program because in a post 9/11 world, the information is too valuable. >> this makes us safer. less surveillance means more successful attacks. >> reporter: the white house hopes to complete its veview by the end of the year. >> danielle nottingham, wjz eyewitness news. >> some u.s. lawmakers are defending spying practices. they argue places such as france are safer because of the nsa's surveil
that is the national security agency spited on its interspied on its citizens tracking more than 60 million phone calls in just one month. spain summoned the u.s. ambassador yesterday to discuss the allegations. the red sox have two chances to become world series champs starting tomorrow night. last night they grabbed a three games to two lead. jon lester allowed one run and four hits over seven and two-thirds innings. talk about the power of music, britney spears is reportedly being used as a secret weapon to fight somali pirates. crews are blasting spears' tunes to stop bandits from trying to hijack their supertankers. apparently the songs oops i did it again and baby one more time are the most effective in keeping the pirates at bay. and that's your fox news minute. back to you. ♪ ♪ dennis: and it's time to make money with baby one more time. charles payne -- [laughter] a fashionable pick for us. >> yeah. quicksilver. do you remember that? dennis: i don't remember. >> you don't? you never went into that skateboard culture? cheryl: you didn't have vans in high school, dennis? dennis: yeah, okay -
'll have a new reason to wonder if someone is watching you. "the washington post" says the national security agency, the nsa, has secretly tapped into those company's servers overseas. though the nsa denies the report, it's the latest reason for americans to question their privacy and the broad reach of our intelligence community. we'll get more from cnn's chief national security correspondent jim sciutto. >> reporter: explained in this simple hand sketched drawing, complete with a smiley face, maybe a newly disclosed way the nsa is monitoring the internet. "the washington post" citing documents stolen and released by edward snowden reports the intelligence agency has tapped into the communications link such as undersea cables connecting yahoo! and google data centers around the world and because those links are overseas, they can do so without any oversight from the u.s. government. the nsa chief delivered a partial denial. >> this is not nsa breaking into any databases. it would be illegal for us to do that. >> reporter: as did a written statement from nsa to cnn saying "the asser
allies. the national security agency was spying on world leaders even wiretapping germ. chancellor angela merkel's phone. and that president obama knew nothing about it for five years until ordering an end to it in the summer. meantime, documents leaked by edward snowden suggest that the u.s. monitored 60 million phone dmauls spain in just a single month. >>> and a new glitch for the government's health care website. a data center has crashed. shutting down the entire system. meantime, more republicans are calling for the resignation of health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius. she's set to testify before congress later this week. >>> and new details about the deadly police shooting of a california boy carrying a fake assault rifle. vigils are being held for 13-year-old and i wiy lopez. two women are disputing the story. saying deputies did not give lopez a chance to respond once they order him to drop the gun. an autopsy found he was shot seven times. officers say they thought he was about to shoot them. >>> and a shocking sight at a youth football game in georgia. this real
the studio. was the national security agency on a related note spying on u.s. allies like the leader of germany? german newspaper says yes. the nsa says no. new claims the president of the united states was kept in the dark of all of it. are the media giving president obama a pass on what he did and did not know? and say goodbye good night moon. adult classics like moby dick? a step in the right direction or a crazy idea? and utah doctor charged with killing his wife, the 12-year-old daughter will not testify about finding the body of her mother. is it a win for the prostitution a mac prosecution or will it affect the credibility? coming up. bill: we will see you then. one year ago tomorrow, super storm sandy made his way onshore leveling parts of the northeast. we will go live in a moment to see one of the hardest hit areas and see what has recovered at all 12 months later. (dad) put it in cond, put it in second. (dad) slow it down. put the clutch in, break it, break it. (dad) st like i showed you. dad, you didn't show me, you showed him. dad, he's gonna wreck the car! (dad) he's no
to multiple tweets from news agencies and law enforcement agencies and shot in the leg and in custody. the question that will affect our future as a nation is going to be whether he got past security. for instance was the shooter able to go through security and rifle undetected? we don't know. did he go past security in a way he is have? he may have been in the area of tickets and before you go past security screening when he brought the rifle in. that is a concern. you travel overseas in some countries, greece, you get an initial screening as you go in the airport itself. but the terminal in the beginning, here in the united states that is not common practice. can you get in the common areas with just about anything. is that one story? if he got past security that is another story that history tells me would affect all of our lives in a big way. we are working tweets over here ryan. what are you getting? >> and so far the la times, 20 tsa workers. >> we don't know where they were in the security gate or where? >> we are working to confirm that. >> we have seen a number of victims fro
the white house has. norah and charlie? >> major, thank you. the national security agency director general alexander said europeans actually shared those phone records with the u.s. >> to be perfectly clear, this is not information that we collected on european citizens. it represents information that we and our nato allies have collected in defense of our countries and in support of military operations. >> at another hearing clapper was asked about allies. he said they monitored allies for decades and he said america's friends spy on the united states. >> some of this reminds me of a lot of the movie of "cass a playablanca "casablanca." my god, there's gambling going on here? that's the same thing. >> that's a pretty good line. >> either we think alike or he's a viewer. >> which is it? >> in the name of full disclosure, he was my old boss before this job. >> you think alike. they do it to them they do it to us. >> if you sit on the president's briefing every day, the hot button items are terrorism, nuclear prolive nation a lot about the situation in syria. germa
was not aware that the national security agency was tapping the phone of agngela merkel. opposition lawmakers and pundits have seized on the white house explanations to accuse mr. obama of being a bystander president. some democrats are scratching their heads at the seeming detachment from significant matter. msnbc ran a montage of clips showing mr. obama or his aides disclaiming presidential knowledge of various issues. what do you think? what do you think about the president's accountability on these issues and others. michigan, republican, dave am a what do you think? becausei am calling people like me are rarely represented in the media in the discussion about the affordable health care. you will find us in the gems -- , the health food stores, running, jogging, doing the tour there are millions of us devoted to our health, narcissistic to a point. that is only because we are devoted to our health. -- he has. obama nerve to tell me how to stay healthy. i have catastrophic health care and that is all i need. i do not plan on getting all of these diseases that are acquired by not taking mys
, his former head of the national security agency and the cia. sunday night were tv talk shows on c-span radio. it brought tears of public service by c-span. abc this week, 2 p.m. fox news sunday. 3 p.m. the state of union and at 4 p.m. eastern time facing nation from cbs. listen to them all on c-span radio. and 90.1 fm here in the washington dc area across the country on xm satellite radio channel 120 you can download a free app for your smart phone or listen online. at c-span >> john foster dulles had recently died when that super airport out in chantilly, virginia was being rebuilt. president eisenhower immediately made announced at the airport would be called the dulles airport. there was pushed back from others and finally the decision was made to name it after dulles. you can still see the film clip of kennedy opening the airport with eisenhower there and allen dulles there and he pulled back a curtain and behind the curtain is his giant bust of john foster dulles. that bust stands in the middle of this big airport. so in to see it while i was writing this book. i c
security agency ended a program that spied on as many as 35 world leaders after the white house ordered a review over the summer. officials say several programs have been shut down and others are expected to be close to the later date. the report states president obama spent nearly five years in office in the dark. unaware of the nsa's practices overseas. the targets of the programs are not decided by the president, but by the agency. yesterday congressman peter king defended the program saying they should be viewed as a positive thing for everyone involved. >> i think the president should stop apologizing and being defensive. the nsa saved thousands of lives not just in the united states, but in france and germany and throughout europe. we are not doing this for the fun of it, but to gather intelligence that helps not just us. >> there reports out of germany that the president did know that angela merkel's cell phone is being capped. >> talk about a confounding story in terms of not understanding the concept as to why we would do this. why it would go unknown by the president if it was
. the national security agency this morning denying today a report that it hacked into google and yahoo! servers as part of its spying program. nbc's andrea mitchell is in washington this morning with more on this story. trae, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, natalie. well, based on leaked documents from edward snowden, "the washington post" now reports that the nsa and british intelligence have hacked into the main communications links connecting google and yahoo! overseas. this would be a back doorway that avoids legal restrictions here in the u.s. that require a court order to access accounts. according to "the post" this enables the nsa to access hundreds of millions of user accounts including those of many americans. the nsa did issue a brief denial but it did not directly address this specific charge. yahoo! and google say they were unaware of the hacking but google said it has, quote, long been concerned about the possibility of this kind of snooping adding, we are outraged at the lengths to which the government seems to have gotten its intercept data from our data networks and un
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